Perfect braised spinach

Spinach

Serves 4

  • 400 g spinach

  • juice of ½ lemon

  • 10 g butter

  • 1 grating nutmeg

The simplest way to cook spinach is in a pan with a little butter, a grating of nutmeg and a tiny squeeze of lemon juice with a lid on to let it steam. This will taste great, and it goes with just about anything – pasta, fish or meat. If there is any excess moisture when the spinach is cooked, just tilt the pan so it runs to the other side and pour it away. Let the spinach sit for a minute and then serve.

Nutritional Information

Perfect braised spinach

With lemon and a hint of sweet nutmeg

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This braised spinach is a mega-easy way to pimp your greens and lovely with pasta, fish and meat
Serves 4
05m
Super easy
Method



The simplest way to cook spinach is in a pan with a little butter, a grating of nutmeg and a tiny squeeze of lemon juice with a lid on to let it steam. This will taste great, and it goes with just about anything – pasta, fish or meat. If there is any excess moisture when the spinach is cooked, just tilt the pan so it runs to the other side and pour it away. Let the spinach sit for a minute and then serve.

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Nutritional Information Amount per serving:
  • Calories 52 3%
  • Carbs 1.8g 1%
  • Sugar 1.6g 2%
  • Fat 3.1g 4%
  • Saturates 1.6g 8%
  • Protein 2.9g 6%
Of an adult woman's guideline daily amount

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